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NRM replaces ‘over age’ youth candidates in Arua

Arua, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The National Resistance Movement-NRM party has replaced four aspirants in Arua after establishing that they were aged far above the required age for the position they were vying for.  The four, Ramadhan Faraj, Lydia Juriya, Morris Munduga and Nasur Alice won the NRM primaries …

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NRM voters shun woman MP primaries in Sembabule

Sembabule, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Resistance Movement-NRM party recorded a very poor turn up in the election of its candidate for the Sembabule Woman MP race. It is said that many of the voters abandoned polling stations before voting.  The primary was organised alongside the residual elections in …

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NRM mourns former Mayor Nasser Ntege Sebaggala

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement-NRM Party has mourned the late former Kampala City Mayor Al-Hajji Nasser Ntege Sebaggala.   Addressing Journalists in Kampala on Sunday, the NRM Secretary General Justine Kasule Lumumba said Sebaggala was a unique person who had a strong heart and passion for the …

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UPDF deploys amid chaos in Kyebando over imported voters

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The army has deployed in Kyebando Central after chaos erupted at St. Paul Primary School where members of National Resistance in Kyebando Central have turned up in hundreds to cast their vote. The NRM is voting for flag bearers for Local Council 3 Chairman and …

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NRM leaders in Mbale demand release of disputed woman MP results

Mbale, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A section of sub-county NRM chairpersons in Mbale city are demanding for the release of the disputed Mbale City Woman MP results.       Security chiefs in Mbale last week referred the disputed results to the NRM party Electoral Commission headquarters in Kampala for investigations.  …

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Police raid Kanungu CBO offices

Kanungu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  There was chaos at the offices of the Integrated Rural Community Empowerment(IRUC), a local Community Based Organization-CBO in Kanungu district on Wednesday during an impromptu police raid for unknown reasons.    Arans Tabaruka, a retired television journalist and founder of the CBO, says heavily armed …

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Museveni summons Sembabule NRM leaders, aspirants

Sembabule, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has summoned National Resistance Movement-NRM party leaders and aspirants in Sembabule district following reports of violence in the area in the run up to the party primaries last week. The NRM conducted primary election for parliamentary aspirants on Friday. But the process …

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NRM violence likely to spill into 2021 general election- FDC

    Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | There is fear that the violence witnessed in the just concluded primary elections by the ruling National Resistance Movement -NRM party will spill into the forthcoming general election.  The primaries which were held on Friday, across the country, were characterised by violent confrontations …

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Mbale MP aspirant Umar Nangoli granted bail

Mbale, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Umar Nangoli, an Aspirant for the Mbale City Northern Division on the National Resistance Movement- NRM party ticket has been released on bail. Nangoli was arrested after attacking polling officials whom he accused of declaring the wrong candidate as the winner of the party primaries …

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